Crock-Pot Indian Chickpea Curry

Crock-Pot Indian Chickpea CurryThis is a great vegan, low fat and dairy free recipe from reader Geeta Ranbhor.

Crock-Pot Indian Chickpea


1 Teaspoon Cooking Oil (vegetable or canola)
1 Large Onion, diced
2 Cloves Garlic, minced
1 Inch Ginger, grated
2 15 oz. Cans Chickpeas (rinse and drain them thoroughly before using)
3 Cups Water
3 Medium Tomatoes Diced Tomatoes
1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
1 Teaspoon Turmeric
1 Teaspoon Salt
1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala (Indian mix of spices, available in grocery stores. If you can't find it you can substitute with curry powder)
Garnish :
Onion wedges
Lemon slices


  1. In a pan heat oil and saute onion, ginger, garlic for 5 minutes until raw smell reduces.
  2. Place this onion mixture along with rest of the ingredients in a crock pot (except garam masala)
  3. Add more water (if needed) to bring the water level to the top of beans.
  4. You can add some more water if needed while cooking.
  5. Cook on low for 6 hours.
  6. Add garam masala before serving.
  7. GARNISH SUGGESTIONS : Garnish with lemon wedges, cilantro, raw onion slices.
  8. SERVING SUGGESTIONS : Serve with Steamed Basmati rice (aromatic indian rice) or Naan (oven baked indian flat bread, easily available in frozen section or you can make it at home from scratch)
  10. You can add 1 cubed potato to this curry (in step 2) if you like.
  11. You can add 2 sliced green chillies (in step 2) to make it spicier

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  1. Andrew J. Franke says

    I love Indian food and so does my wife. I am currently(temporarily) disabled. So since she is bringing home the bacon. I want to cook it. I can’t use the stove for extended periods but the sauté time was safe.
    Thank you so much. This was a delicious meal. My wife and I will have it again another night this week. This is the second of your recipes that have been amazing Lady Katie and I wanted to say thank you for taking the time to share it.

    I loved your Steak and shake Chili too. My wife wanted you to know she appreciates you teaching me to cook safely.

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